Ryan is in his second year at Creighton University. As a graduate assistant athletic trainer he works with the women's soccer and softball teams during their competitive seasons.
A graduate of the University of Kansas he worked with football, rowing and women's basketball. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. In addition to his certification as a professional rescuer he is certified as an instructor of basic first aid by the American Red Cross.
He is from St. Louis, Mo.